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Elk Lakes Backcountry Skiing Adventure

Elk Lakes Cabin is spectacular.  Imagine a log cabin in a winter paradise of powdery snow and beautiful scenery and you get the idea.  A trip to Elk Lake Cabin [...]

Ski Trip Reports By Richard Campbell October 7, 2019

Hiking Germany’s picturesque Malerweg

The Malerweg in Germany is a circular multi-day hike leading through the stark sandstone rock formations of Germany’s “Sächsische Schweiz”, or Saxon Switzerland, a national park which has been popular [...]

Treks Trip Reports By Alexandra K. June 12, 2019

Skiing at the Newest ACC Hut on 5040

Explore the ACC’s new 5040 hut on Vancouver Island, with incredible ski touring and a beautiful new hut. Epic views from the 5040 Hut on Vancouver Island Epic Skiing at [...]

Highlights of the PCT

The Pacific Crest Trail is a stunning, long-distance hiking trail. The PCT, as it is often known, traverses 2650.0mi through 25 national forests and 7 national parks. It is host [...]

Treks Trip Reports By David Xiao November 13, 2018

The Walkers Haute Route from Chamonix to Zermatt

Trekking to Zermatt from Chamonix is one of the world’s classic walks. This challenging 124.3mi walk starts in the alpine mecca of Chamonix, France and traverses wild mountains and small [...]

Annapurna Basecamp

This stunning trek brings hikers up through magnificent alpine terrain to one of the gems of the Himalayas; the amphitheater of mountains known as the Annapurna Sanctuary. Also known as [...]

Jasper Skyline Trail

Being Jaspers highest backpacking trail, the Skyline is a great way to experience the best the Canadian Rockies have to offer. Over 12.4mi of this trail are above tree-line, and [...]

John Muir Trail

Sprawling over 217.5mi through three national parks, the John Muir wilderness and a national monument, the John Muir Trail (or JMT) is one of the most scenic and popular sections [...]

Treks Trip Reports By Richard Campbell March 20, 2017

Waterfall Ice Climbing on Vancouver Island

Oceanside Ice It is rare indeed when the freezing levels drop below zero in the temperate coastal city of Victoria. Located on the southern tip of Vancouver Island, advertisers for [...]

Trip Reports By Lynn W March 10, 2017

Tour du Mont Blanc – The Epic Hike in the European Alps

The Tour du Mont Blanc is one of the great treks of the European Alps, guiding hikers on a 170.0km circuit through three spectacular countries around the Mont Blanc massif. [...]